Sunday, September 18, 2005

CFP: Museums and the Web 2006

CFP: Museums and the Web 2006
March 22-25, 2006
Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
Deadline: September 30, 2005

You are invited to participate in the Tenth Annual Museums and the Web Conference!

Themes for 2006 include:

Tenth Anniversary Retrospective
* Serious Analysis of any aspect of Museums and the Web over the past ten years

Social Issues and Impact
* Community Involvement
* Folksonomy
* Schools and Educational Programs
* Sustainability

Organizational Strategies
* Building and Managing Web Teams
* Multi-Institutional Ventures
* Publication or Content Creation Models
* Distributed Content, Gateways and Aggregators
* Change Enabled by the Web

* Wireless, Inside and Outside
* Visitor Support On-Site and On-Line
* Museum, Library and Archive Working Together

Museum Services on the Web, like:
* Webcasting
* Art and Exhibition Programs on the Web
* E-Commerce for Museums

Technical and Design Issues
* Standards, Architectures and Protocols
* Interface and Design Paradigms
* New Tools and Methods
* Managing Content and Metadata

Evaluation and User Studies
* Results
* Methods
* Impact Studies
* User Analysis and Audience Development

Different methods of presentation suit particular kinds of content. Museums and the Web includes formal Papers, Demonstrations, Workshops, Mini-Workshops, Professional Fora and other Interactions. Choose the right presentation format for your proposal. Even the best ideas can be rejected if proposed for an inappropriate venue.

See for details.

Submit your proposal on-line at:

All proposals must cite relevant URLs, explain the thesis of the proposed paper in at least a paragraph, and include full contact details (with e-mail address) for all co-authors.

Please coordinate your proposals with your collaborators. Multiple proposals about the same project will not be accepted. Proposals for sessions should be submitted as individual papers with a covering note. Papers are reviewed individually.

DEADLINE: September 30, 2005.

See for links to individual years and to a combined list of speakers.

MW2006 Conference Co-Chairs


For program details and registration information see
or email

We hope to see you in Albuquerque!

Jennifer and David

David Bearman & Jennifer Trant
Archives & Museum Informatics